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The essentials to keep a man's heart healthy

Updated: May 13, 2014

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Here is a checklist to lower your cardiac risk. A healthy weight and a physically active life will get you most of the way there.

As men age, cardiovascular health becomes a higher priority. But for all the recent media frenzy about who should be on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and the continuing obsession with popping fish oil capsules, checking the box on two fundamental lifestyle issues will get you most of the way there.

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